There are some divorces that include one party asking that the other party pay alimony. This isn't something that is done automatically. If you think that you are due spousal support or if your ex is asking for this monetary support, you might have some questions about what factors determine alimony eligibility.
When you are co-parenting a child, you need to be careful of what you do on social media. This isn't because you need to worry about what your ex is going to see. If you and your ex are co-parenting, it is likely that the two of you get along but you should make sure that your decisions about every aspect of child custody fall in line with the custody agreement. This means that you might need to watch what you say on social media.
We recently discussed some of the challenges that are facing co-parents. All of these issues can also impact the children, especially if the children are being forced to endure their parents arguing on a constant basis.
Your divorce might make you feel like you are going crazy, but that doesn't mean that you have to make crazy decisions. Instead, you can think carefully about each decision that you have so you are making decisions that are in your best interests.
Going through a divorce, you might have more thoughts going through your mind than you can handle. One way to help you to work through these thoughts is to start journaling.
Now that the school season is in full swing, it is time to think about what you are going to do if special situations present themselves this school year. For parents who still live together, making plans for who will pick up a child from school if the school closes early or the child is sick isn't a huge ordeal. Even holiday plans aren't a big deal.
With the heightened national focus on immigrants who lack legal documentation, many of those immigrants with children born in the United States find themselves in a difficult position: They could be deported but their children could be allowed to stay.